BII To Host Catastrophe Risk Seminar In November

The Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] and the Risk Prediction Initiative [RPI], part of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] will be collaborating to provide a day and a half seminar focused on Catastrophe Risk.

The seminar will take place on Thursday, November 7, 2013 and Friday, November 8, 2013 at the BUEI. Renowned international and local experts will be participating in the event.

The first day of the seminar will focus on international catastrophe risk and topics will include but are not limited to:

Changing Hurricane Risk: Inferences from Models and Theory presented by Professor Kerry Emanuel of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] and the Increasing Trends in Tornado Intensity which will be facilitated by Professor James Elsner of Florida State University.

On the second day of the seminar, participants will explore local risks and will cover topics such as Hurricane Risk in Bermuda and Severe Convective Risk in Bermuda.

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